Index Scan retrieves all the rows from the table. Index Seek retrieves selective rows from the table.
SQL SERVER – @@IDENTITY vs SCOPE_IDENTITY() vs IDENT_CURRENT – Retrieve Last Inserted Identity of Record
SELECT @@IDENTITY It returns the last IDENTITY value produced on a connection, regardless of the table that produced the value, and regardless of the scope of the statement that produced the value. @@IDENTITY will return the last identity value entered into a table in your current session. While @@IDENTITY is…Read More
DBCC CHECKIDENT can reseed (reset) the identity value of the table. For example, YourTable has 25 rows with 25 as last identity. If we want next record to have identity as 35 we need to run following T SQL script in Query Analyzer. DBCC CHECKIDENT (yourtable, reseed, 34) If table…Read More
SQL SERVER 2005 uses ALTER INDEX syntax to reindex database. SQL SERVER 2005 supports DBREINDEX but it will be deprecated in future versions. Let us learn how to do ReIndexing Database Tables and Update Statistics on Tables.